Tips & Tricks
Parque Cultural de El Julán (HI-400, 38914 El Pinar) — apart from the incredible coastal views on offer from this site, the exhibition center holds the most important cultural findings of El Hierro – petroglyphs scratched into the lava flow by the native Bimbache people (the ancient inhabitants of El Hierro). To this day, no-one […]
Pozo de Los Padrones (38911 La Frontera) – this is a well combined with a gallery drilled into the cliff that allows access to an underground aquifer that supplies most of the water consumed on El Hierro. This construction is a great feat of engineering, due to the dramatic times of drought for the islanders […]
Roque de la Bonanza (HI-2, 38910 Villa de Valverde) — this peculiarly shaped rock surged upwards from the marine depths in Las Playas. There is a volcanic jetty and underneath, there is a wealth of flora and fauna. Tourists with cars can also drive closer to this large rock which is supposed to resemble a […]
Mencáfete Reserve (Frontera Rural Park) — within the Frontera Rural Park and near Sabinosa is the Mencáfete Integral Nature Reserve. A place that looks enchanted because of its characteristic, humid juniper forest. The wanderer can discover the greenery of the mountains and laurisilva of El Hierro and—in its caves and other areas—endemic species in danger […]
Mirador de El Tacorón (Highway HI-410) – located in the southern part of the island (toward Playa de Tacorón), is one of many spots at El Hierro that offer panoramic views of the island. The waters within this area are among the most beautiful anywhere in EL Hierro.
Piscina Natural La Maceta (38000 Frontera) – located on the northern part of the island, in the municipality of Frontera, we find La Maceta: a group of perfect natural pools for enjoying a day with the family. An area sculpted out by nature that is a great place to disconnect. There is a comfortable area […]